Anarchy Evolution has ratings and reviews. Michael said: Greg Graffin, through his music, has been one of my most profound personal influences. Greg Graffin, and this uniquely fascinating book.” —Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs, and Steel Anarchy Evolution is a provocative look at the collision. Gregory Walter Graffin (født 6. november ) er amerikansk sanger, musiker, Evolutionists (); Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a.

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And yet we apparently have over 10, different denominations of Christianity. But it just might give you a place to start if you’re curious about a whole bunch of things.

It was with this level of admiration that I picked up his book. I bought this book mainly because I’m a Bad Religion fan.

Anarchy Evolution

Maybe it’s because he grew up during a time where the neutralist-selectionist-debate http: My ruthless inquisitiveness didn’t give me an alternative. Feb 28, Ashley rated it liked it. However, I do realize that he was writing for a broad audience, so he had to keep it simple. Return to Book Page. I eagerly bought this book as I’ve been a long time admirer of Graffin’s music, which is based around intellectual lyrics and thought provoking social commentary. To ask other readers questions about Anarchy Evolutionplease sign up.

So how exactly does Greg prove to us we are in a world without God?

I enjoyed his tales about his childhood, about how he founded Bad Religion, and of how he became obsessed grffin evolution, which led him to eventually receive a PhD he is a college professor as well From the lead singer of Bad Religion, a book about science and religion and music and other stuff.

Moreover, he has a family, one divorce which by the way remarks on his book as tragedy and such a punk life I’ve always wanted to have.


Quotes from Anarchy Evolution It rather felt like Graffin just had some stuff he wanted to get off of his chest, and now that he’s done it, I sincerely hope that he returns to popular science writing with some better crafted examples of his positions and experiences.

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We have science to prove that. Jun 03, M. Can’t rate it higher because it lacks structure as a book, but I enjoyed reading through it anyway. I did enjoy Greg’s chapter on Natural Selection. I thought the rgaffin worked best when Gaffin spoke of his personal life. Huge fan of Bad Religion, so I decided to read Mr. One persons abortion is another persons DEAD baby. He explains from where he got the inspiration to write lyrics.

Their ignorance and general laziness may be your undoing. Todos los derechos reservados. So you get the idea.

Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God by Greg Graffin

If anybody has ever heard Bad Religion or seen their logo, they will immediately know that they are anything but religious. The autobiographical bits were fascinating as I grew up listening to these guys and reading their history was interesting, especially due to the way that Greg intertwined how his love of science and curiosity led to Bad Religion being what they are. I recommend this one for people with an interest in science and a fascination with how that fraffin mix with something as creative epsaol music.

At this point his arguments, structured around the parallels evolutkon sees in the scientific process and the order of the natural world, the creative process, and the process of developing a life philosophy minus God, finally begin to mesh.


He makes an interesting and appealing case, but I’m still left thinking there is room for both diplomatic discussion and spirited debate. Graffin is a staunch “naturalist” he hates the word atheist because it only represents something you’re against.

It is not poorly written, Graffin and Olson write with clarity. Back to the book, Greg describes some of his most thought-provoking statements.

For me, the thrill was always the intellectual challenge to authority in the music that I and others were writing. I spent my entire adult life living with a scientist and have spent even more time listening to I eagerly bought this book as I’ve been a long time admirer of Graffin’s music, which is based around intellectual lyrics and thought provoking social commentary.

This book is about Greg Graffin, his experiences, his beliefs and why those beliefs are logical to him. A provocative look at the collision between religion and science-by the founding member of the cult punk band Bad Religion who is also a professor.

Here’s another example of Greg not thinking something through: Just more assumptions from an enlightened Evolutionary forest dweller who teaches other enlightened students hopefully?

One point that really bugged me: His book is part scientific, part biographical. The intertwining of his own life story and artistic contributions with evolutionary theory is also of note. But almost everyone is aware of the rules. After all, the New Atheist books listed probably created a much larger space for the more nuanced and sophisticated conversation even to take place in. A Journey into the 3. Open Preview See a Problem?

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